Amenemhet II

Amenemhet II

(ä'mĕnĕm`hĕt, ā'–), d. 1903 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XII dynasty; son and successor of Sesostris ISesostris I
, d. 1926 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, 2d ruler of the XII dynasty; son and successor of Amenemhet I. He was coregent with his father from 1980 B.C.; from 1971 to 1926 he was sole ruler. His reign was notable for successful campaigns in Nubia.
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. He was coregent with his father (1938–1935 B.C.), then sole ruler (1935–1906 B.C.), finally coregent with his son and successor, Sesostris IISesostris II
, d. 1878 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XII dynasty. He was the son of Amenemhet II, first his coregent (1900 B.C.), then his successor (1897–1878). His son Sesostris III succeeded him. d. 1840 B.C., succeeded (1878 B.C.) his father Sesostris II.
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. He reopened the mines of Sinai.
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Inscriptions on a rock on Sehel Island, Aswan, November 2, 2006 - Wikimedia The prosperity of this island was due to its connection with the goddess Anubis, who was worshipped during the 12th Dynasty under the reign of Amenemhet II; she was considered to be a personification of the Nile and the waters of inundation.
Further, judging from the almost routine notation of armies departing for and returning from Palestine in Amenemhet II's Mit Rahina inscription, this route may have been especially wen frequented by Egyptians.